ASN Aircraft accident Beechcraft 200 Super King Air XC-PGR San Ysidro, CA
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Date:Saturday 27 October 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:Procuraduría General de la República - PGR
Registration: XC-PGR
MSN: BB-317
First flight: 1978
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:N of San Ysidro, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Monterrey (unknown airport), Mexico
Destination airport:Tijuana-Rodriguez Airport (TIJ/MMTJ), Mexico
A Beechcraft 200 Super King Air airplane, operated by the Mexican Office of the General Prosecutor, hit a power pole at a height of 14 feet while on approach to Tijuana-Rodriguez Airport (TIJ), Mexico.
The runway localizer was inoperative at the time of the accident.

» El Siglo de Torreón 29 October 1979, p1+7


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